Thursday 29 January 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1981 ?
- Rui En: Singaporean actress & singer.
- Alex Ubago: Spanish musician.
- Dario Lopilato: Argentine actor.
- Elijah Wood: American actor perhaps most notable for his portrayal of Frodo in the acclaimed movie trilogy by Peter Jackson of "Lord of the Rings" (2001, 2002, 2003).
- Ryūji Aoki: Japanese actor and singer.
- Jonny Lang: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Darío Lopilato: Argentinian actor
- Vladimir Gojković: Montenegrin water polo player
- Roberts Mežeckis: Latvian footballer
- Álex Ubago: Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alex Jorge y Lena)
- Cozy Cole: American drummer (d. 1981).
- AL approves sale of White Sox to Jerry Reinsdorf and Eddie Einhorn for $20 million, and 80% of Mariners to George Argyros for $104 million
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- Barry Manilow - I Made It Through The Rain
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?